Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots

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Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots
Written by Abby McDonald
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763649945
ISBN-13: 9780763649944
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Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots

author: Abby McDonald

Jenna may hail from the ’burbs of New Jersey, but Green Teen activism is her life. When she gets a chance to visit her hippie godmother, Susie, up in rural Canada, Jenna is psyched to commune with this nature she’s heard about — and the cute, plaid-wearing boys she’s certain must roam there. But after some run-ins with local wildlife (a larger-than-life moose, Susie’s sullen Goth stepdaughter, a hot but hostile boy named Reeve), Jenna gets the idea that her long-held ideals, like vegetarianism and conservation, don’t play so well with this population of real outdoorsmen. A dusty survival guide offers amusing tips on navigating the wilderness, but can Jenna learn to navigate the turns of her heart?

"McDonald composes a fun summer read, examining the conflict between sticking to one’s beliefs and learning the art of compromise." —Publishers Weekly
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763649945 /  9780763649944
on sale date:
04/2011
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Paperback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
304 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Love & Romance; Nature & The Natural World; People & Places; Mexico; Paranormal; Equestrian;
author’s comments:
Abby McDonald, a recent graduate of Oxford University, made her authorial debut with the critically acclaimed novel Sophomore Switch. She lives in London.
 
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